The referee of Caen – FC Metz
It is Marc Bollengier who will officiate this Monday (8.45 pm) at the Michel d’Ornano stadium, on the occasion of the encounter between Caen and FC Metz (2nd day of L1). Promoted to Ligue 1 for fiscal year 2022-2023, he will have to wait before stepping onto an elite lawn. Last season, the 30-year-old referee took charge of 21 Ligue 2 matches.
He is assisted by Julien Pacelli and Bertrand Corcuff, with Soulaimane Chamel taking on the role of fourth referee.
The lawn championship suspended
The LFP announced via a press release published Friday that it is suspending the lawn championship until further notice:
” In line with the constant link maintained by professional clubs with state services, the professional football league has decided to suspend the French Grass Field Championship until further notice due to very high temperatures and prolonged drought. »
“In addition, the Professional Football League invites the Ligue 1 Uber Eats and Ligue 2 BKT clubs and the Prefectures, which are the sole decision-makers in this matter, to come together to investigate locally whether the most reasonable watering can be done in place. in it’s place. By consuming as little water as possible to maintain a minimum quality of the lawn, the aim is to ensure a playing field that safeguards the health of the players. »
As a reminder, FC Metz finished 18th in this league table last season in Ligue 1 – despite worrying about a lawn victim of a fungus.
Women: A rookie in defense and a friendly win
FC Metz has its eighth summer recruit (Alexandra Atamaniuk will not come in the end)*: this is Alizée Leroy, from FC Fleury 91, which she joined in 2020. by Paris FC, was crowned military world champion in the United States last July.
* After Yakaré Niakaté (defender), Lalia Storti (center), Ottilia Vitoria Livia Grassett (center), Emmeline Maingy (goalkeeper), Emma Francart (goalkeeper) and Estelle Laurier (center).
Note that Jessica Silva’s protégés won on Thursday in the second preparatory match against Racing Luxembourg (3-0). Next meeting for the Messines, Saturday 13 August in Fontainebleau against the Stade de Reims.
The reserve team on an internship in the Ardennes
Just over two weeks before the resumption of the National 2 Championship (August 20 against Olympique Saint-Quentin), the FC Metz reserve team (and the Elite Metz group more generally) is fine-tuning its preparation.
And it is in Haybes, in the heart of the Ardennes, that Sylvain Marchal’s protégés took up residence for a few days. On the program is a cohesion course that is, of course, about football. But not alone.
🎙️ The sentence: “It is essential to bring together all the structures of the club, including the training center”
“It is clear that it is essential to bring together all the structures of the club, including the training centre. In Stade Rennais or Paris FC, two clubs I went to, training was central to the project. And if you look at the number of players we’ve brought out in Rennes… And without that detracting from the club’s ambitions; it’s not just about being a training club either, on the contrary you can clearly have both. In Metz I saw the educators, I met the players and I told them the door was open… Provided they deserved it. From Pierre Dreossiathe sports director of FC Metz, about the relationship to be (re)constructed between the profession and the training center…